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#1 Ghost_of_Han

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Posted 29 August 2004 - 05:06 PM

Well I thought the Han section, could use some spicing up. I'm sorry if you find this topic inaporipate.

The Strait times annouces they have found 7 bronze dildos. They are dated sometime in the Former Han Dynasty. They were found in a tomb.

The dildos were cast from a mould, suggesting they were made by a specialist artisan.

Spectulation is the eunuchs them :blink: , I'm not sure if they are implying on themseleves or on someone esle. (1)

They say they expect to find more, or these are were said to be fore sure used by the aristcaritic women.

They also say palace maids may have used them on sexually-deprived imperial concubines. Cause the emperor couldn't attend to all the concubinds.

This story I found is questionable cause I can't find the original source even though if it all over the net.

There is some more but you get the idea.

1. The eunuch was known to play a part in the emperor's sex life or I guess any one's in the places depending. Look at this artcile I found on another forum.

First, in every afternoon the eunuch would present a tray with many bamboo sticks with the names of the empress, consorts,………etc on them.

The emperor would pick out the one he would like to sleep with that night.

And in the evening, the girl chosen would take a bath, get naked and wrap herself with a thick mattress with the help of the eunuch.

When the time comes, two eunuchs would hold both ends of the rolled mattress and enter the Emperor’s residence.

Then they would unroll the mattress and the naked girl would be out on the floor. The eunuchs would then leave the room, close the door, and the naked girl would crawl to the emperor’s bed.

But that is not the end of the story.

The eunuchs would wait silently outside the emperor’s bedroom. When the orgasm came (I guess judged by the volume of sound inside the room), the eunuchs would shout loudly to the emperor: “My Lord, please take care of your dragon body!”

The advice means that the emperor should not unleash his sperms. (Per Taoist doctor, one drop of sperm is equal to many drops of blood.)



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Posted 29 August 2004 - 06:22 PM

Um well it was interesting....... thanks for sharing :unsure: .

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Posted 29 August 2004 - 09:40 PM

What is "dildo"? Is it some kind of sex toy?
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Posted 29 August 2004 - 10:16 PM

Well I'm not gonna go into detail but ya it's basicly a sex toy.

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Posted 29 August 2004 - 10:24 PM

I was worried for someone who didn't speak english perfectly might not know that word. Its like a fake penis. for women.

Its actually a latin word that supossivly means "open wide", I could give more info but I won't.

But here's another thing you could add to the China created first list.

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Posted 29 August 2004 - 10:38 PM

Do we have to :unsure: ? lol

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Posted 29 August 2004 - 10:44 PM

Ya i've heard lots about this. They were made of different materials like bronze, wood, etc. Also they come in a variety of sizes. These things were found throughout the dynasties.

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 09:22 AM

I was worried for someone who didn't speak english perfectly might not know that word. Its like a fake penis. for women.

Its actually a latin word that supossivly means "open wide", I could give more info but I won't.

But here's another thing you could add to the China created first list.

That's funny ... :D

You know.. there are even some chinese websites on history of sex in China, with some paintings (uhmm..).and some info on sex toys used in ancient China.

Of course, I'm not going to put the link ..

Let us keep this sexual history topic in a mature manner.
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 09:24 AM

The eunuch was responsible for the affairs of Emperor sleeping with which lady..in fact there was even a precise timing for Emperor's sexual affairs. The chinese believed that at a certain timing, it would be divine for the offspring to bear a boy.
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:00 AM

Here's a bronze dildo from the Liao dynasty, unearthed by archaeologists... :P

Warning: the attached picture may make you uncomfortable. I'm actually not that cool with the concept of sex toys, but I'm a historian and have to be professional about it. ;)
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Posted 30 August 2004 - 03:56 PM

Notice the length do you think it has anything to do with the time period?

Edit: Sorry dude I couldn't let it get out of hand, I was on thin ice just posting it, GOH.

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 08:46 PM

It's abit awkward to see that image..
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Posted 14 October 2004 - 09:14 PM

Not no more since we migrated that attached image was lost *yay*.

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Posted 24 October 2004 - 11:10 AM

Eunuchs also provide sexual gratification themselves to the palace maids.

But of course, women tend to be more dependent on emotional relationships. Eunuchs provide some degree of companionship for the palace maids and concubines that serve the sex prison known as the inner palace. In the Ming dynasty the eunuchs and palace maids form Cai Hu, a very close and intimate relationship. It is basically a functional couple except that the eunuch is infertile.
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Posted 24 October 2004 - 08:03 PM

First, in every afternoon the eunuch would present a tray with many bamboo sticks with the names of the empress, consorts,………etc on them.

The emperor would pick out the one he would like to sleep with that night.

And in the evening, the girl chosen would take a bath, get naked and wrap herself with a thick mattress with the help of the eunuch.

When the time comes, two eunuchs would hold both ends of the rolled mattress and enter the Emperor’s residence.

Then they would unroll the mattress and the naked girl would be out on the floor. The eunuchs would then leave the room, close the door, and the naked girl would crawl to the emperor’s bed.

But that is not the end of the story.

The eunuchs would wait silently outside the emperor’s bedroom. When the orgasm came (I guess judged by the volume of sound inside the room), the eunuchs would shout loudly to the emperor: “My Lord, please take care of your dragon body!”

The advice means that the emperor should not unleash his sperms. (Per Taoist doctor, one drop of sperm is equal to many drops of blood.)


Actually, what you've described here did not apply to the Han dynasty. It only applies to the middling Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty - namely the Qing dynasty for the bamboo sticks. Concubines were not stripped naked and body searched before the reign of the Ming emperor Zhu Houcong. During that emperor's reign where he was brutal to the palace ladies, 16 palace ladies attempted to assasinate him one night by strangling him. The assasination failure, and the ladies were all executed, but since then it became a custom for concubines to be stripped naked too to prevent assasination attempts. This carried onto the Qing dynasty.

As for dildos in China, that is hardly surprising. :D Taoism has alot of esoteric sexual pratices, and yes, they firmly believe in the preservation of sperm, which was seen as the essence of the yang. One sexual practice involved having sex with 20 women in one night without ejaculation once - as a way to attain immortality. I doubt it worked. :D




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